Skip to comments.Cuomo Signs Gun Legislation Into Law
Posted on 01/15/2013 2:43:29 PM PST by Red Steel
ALBANY Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law on Tuesday a sweeping package of gun control measures, significantly expanding a ban on assault weapons and making New York the first state to change its laws in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.
Mr. Cuomo signed the bill less than an hour after the State Assembly approved the legislation on a 104-to-43 vote. The State Senate approved the measure, 43 to 18, on Monday night.
The expanded ban on assault weapons broadens the definition of such weapons, banning semiautomatic pistols and rifles with detachable magazines and one military-style feature, as well as semiautomatic shotguns with one military-style feature. New Yorkers who already own such guns can keep them but will be required to register them with the state.
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Going to be interesting to see what happens once the Fudds find out that the law bans a lot of their precious duck hunting guns - it bars all semi-auto shotguns that have a FIXED magazine capacity of more than 7.
Many of them have 8 round tubes.
Yeah, THAT’LL help the crime rate!
Now, how are they going to talk the criminals into giving up THEIR weapons?
The Slimes from NY are gonna run background checks on ammo purchases.
Some New Yorker ought to take a page out of Unintended Consequences:
Pay for a billboard that reads, “Cuomo’s Death Clock -(enter number here) murdered since anti-defense law signed.”
One more good reason to avoid New York.
Feel safer now New *Yerkers*, hummmmmmmmmmmmmmm?
Good news for criminals.
Your odds just got better!
Why do lawful gun owners always have to bear the burden of crimes committed with guns?
The communists push is really part of the communists Democrats in NY. This push could be the beginning of an effort to defy the communists and might start a little war. Just how does this little King think he can enforce this idiotic plan. NY is in real trouble, and just might be the end of the communists Democratic jackasses. NY might wake up.
Well why would anyone need more than a couple of rounds to defend themselves? I don’t know how many times Ive heard this carp from liberals I know! I have started responding to them by pointing out just how many times our well trained police officers miss their target while shooting at a suspect and ask if we should mandate a return to LEO’s using revolvers, because by their logic a well trained police officer should never need more than six rounds to get the job done.
Tyrants need criminals in order to scare the people into giving up their freedoms.
I wonder when the governor plans his next public appearance.
I would like to see how the general public reacts.
Applause,rotten fruit,or worse.
And better odds for would be tyrannical dictators Which is the real motives behind all this.
I am now officially a criminal
Hey Cuomo - go ask Mexico how gun control is working for them...
Gun shop proprietors in surrounding states are smiling.